As one continues down the national pike, one will encounter a little town
with a population of only about 415 people. Clear Spring is this small
town that is encountered in the Maryland mountains. Clear Spring received
its name because there is a crystal clear spring that runs right through
the heart of the town. Clear Spring is located 12 miles west of Hagerstown.
Martin Myers founded Clear Spring 1821. He was very impressed with the
natural beauty, so he decided to settle there.
Clear Spring has based its economy on tourism. During the winter many
people go there to relax themselves on the slopes skiing. Whitetail Ski Resort brings people
from all over Maryland because they can relax as they involve themselves
in winter sports. Also in Clear Spring, one will come across a state park
called Fort Frederick. This was a fort that
remained sturdy since the French and Indian War which ended in 1756.
For more information, Yahoo has posted information
on Clear Spring, including an interactive map.
Spring High School has its own home page.